United States President Joe Biden is on his first overseas trip since taking office in January, but where does he stand on the world stage?
As world leaders gather in Cornwall, England this week, one issue will be at the forefront of their plans: Defeat the coronavirus pandemic that has crippled the world the past year and prevent it from happening again.
The Group of Seven met Friday in Cornwall, England for the first in-person gathering in two years. The day also included a reception with Queen Elizabeth II, her son Prince Charles and her grandson Prince William.
French President Emmanuel Macron wants the European Union to match the U.S.' ambitions of donating 500 million vaccines. He has insisted on helping Africa in particular.
"When I saw his friendly, lying look, I felt disgust, and I had a violent reaction," Damion Tarel told the court. "It was an impulsive reaction."
An aide to the French president has told AFP Agency that Macron was slapped as video emerged of the incident.
The French president visited Rwanda in an attempt to rebuild relationships after the 1994 genocide, acknowledging France's role but not offering an apology.
France's highest court ruled earlier this month that a man who beat and murdered a Jewish woman in Paris could not be tried for murder because he had no "discernment or control" due to a large consumption of marijuana.
As France reached a grim milestone in COVID-19 deaths, some believe the total number is leaving out victims who died in their homes earlier last year.
Two years after a massive fire tore through Paris' Notre Dame cathedral, officials are hopeful that worshippers and Olympic guests will be welcomed inside the cathedral by 2024.
"We're going to close nursery, elementary and high schools for three weeks," French President Emmanuel Macron said in a televised address to the country, according to the Associated Press.
The sooner Macron and Kurz confront political Islam, the better.
A 13-year-old student in France accused her teacher of Islamophobia last year, prompting her father to launch a social media campaign against him, which ultimately led to his brutal murder.
A newly proposed bill says people who refuse to get a COVID vaccine or test could be limited from gaining access to public transportation or certain activities in France.
Macron is among a number of world leaders who've tested positive for the virus since the pandemic began.
The 42-year-old tested positive having displayed symptoms, and is now beginning a seven-day isolation period.
The fallout from a clip of French officers beating a Black man has intensified as President Macron's government pushes a new bill that critics say would make it illegal to publish images or footage of police activity.
The three police officers involved in the incident were questioned in custody and have been suspended.
French President Emmanuel Macron's statement comes days after the U.S. secretary of state raised eyebrows by claiming there would be a "smooth transition to a second Trump administration."
Crises disproportionately hurt women and girls, and COVID-19 proves the rule.
The French president said Biden's win was proof that world leaders had to "stand firm against all the headwinds."
"The new U.S. administration should reconsider its inhumane behaviors toward other countries," Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said.
It was 1971 when France last went a calendar year without a terror attack.
Move comes after three killed in the French city of Nice by a knifeman who struck on Thursday morning.
"The virus is circulating in France at a speed that even the most pessimistic forecasts had not anticipated," French President Emmanuel Macron said Wednesday.
Macron is embroiled in accusations of Islamophobia after refusing to condemn cartoons considered blasphemous by some Muslims.
Europe must find its backbone and join the U.S. in holding Iran accountable.